Notice to Passport Applicants
Personal appearance is required for all passport applicants.
Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.
MINOR APPLICANT (Below 18 years old)
Pursuant to instructions from the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver wishes to inform the public that effective 01 January 2018, the following requirements for passport applications for MINOR applicants will be implemented:
FOR NEW APPLICATION OF MINOR APPLICANT:
Original and photocopy of one of the following: Applicant’s valid Permanent Resident Card/Work Permit / Student Visa, Dual Citizenship Certificate (Order of Approval/Identification Certificate), Record of Landing (if within 1 year from date of arrival), or latest Tourist Visa to Canada, whichever is applicable. Status Verification from IRCC (formerly CIC) is required if Permanent Resident Card has been expired for more than two years.
In addition to the core requirements, the following SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS could be further required in the following cases:
In case Minor Applicant has No PSA Birth Certificate/Report of Birth yet:
If born in the Philippines: Certified True Copy of Local Civil Registrar Birth Certificate authenticated by PSA
If born abroad: original copy of Report of Birth or first indorsement from Consular Records Division
In case Minor Applicant is not accompanied by the parent/s during the application process:
Passport or Valid Government issued ID of authorized adult companion
In case Minor Applicant is an illegitimate child in custody of the Mother:
If applicant is not traveling with Mother, applicant must submit notarized Affidavit of Support and Consent executed by the mother.
If the Minor Applicant is an Illegitimate child and mother is deceased / absent and father is unknown:
Notarized Affidavit of Guardianship
If the Minor Applicant is undergoing or has undergone the process of domestic adoption:
If the Minor Applicant is undergoing or has undergone the process of foreign adoption / Inter Country Adoption Board (ICAB) adoption process:
If the Minor Applicant is a foundling NOT for adoption:
PASSPORT RELEASE AND DELIVERY
New passport will be available approximately 8 weeks* after date of application.
A self-addressed prepaid return envelope (with tracking number) PER APPLICANT must be provided upon submission of passport application. Applicant may secure said prepaid envelope from Canada Post (Xpresspost envelope) or from a courier service of their choice.
The Consulate, however, does NOT assume responsibility for passports/documents that may be lost in the mail.
*Barring any circumstance beyond the Consulate’s control, passport applications will be processed and released by above-stated period.
MODE OF PAYMENT – Passport Fee: CAD 81.00
Applicants who apply for passport processing at the Philippine Consulate General’s office in Vancouver may pay in: (1) Cash, or (2) Bank draft or postal money order payable to the Philippine Consulate General. Please note that debit or credit card transactions are not available.
Applicants in an Outreach Program must pay by MONEY ORDER or BANK DRAFT ONLY, payable to the Philippine Consulate General. One (1) money order or bank draft may be accepted for applications of a group of applicants, e.g. a family of 4 applicants may pay with a bank draft or money order of CAD 324.
The Philippine Consulate General is located at the World Trade Center Office Complex, 999 Canada Place, Suite 660 Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
The Consulate is open from:
except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.
The Consulate is closed on:
December 24, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday
December 25, 2018 (Tuesday) - Christmas Day
December 26, 2018 (Wednesday) - Boxing Day
December 31, 2018 (Monday) - Special Non-working Holiday